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Taking Analgesics For Another Person’s Headache, By Owei Lakemfa

...the childishly wails that the petroleum products were stolen by the Iranian government from the Iranian people and given illegally to Venezuela. If this weird claim were true, how is it America’s business? How is it in America’s place to cry on behalf of Iranians, who in the first place…
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Opinion

Beirut and Santiago In the Streets: Why Multinationals Should Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes, By Magdalena Sepulveda

Will 2020 be as explosive as the year that is coming to an end? This is the anxiety that embraces governments around the world, still destabilized by massive and unexpected popular uprisings. In Chile, where I come from, but also in Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, France, Iraq, Lebanon, and Egypt, among…
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Venezuela: Those Chased By the Gods Should Not Tire, By Owei Lakemfa

Venezuela is being pushed towards anarchism. Through the use of sanctions, its populace is being forced to surrender. But the powerful will not always be victorious. Africans counsel that those being chased by the gods should not give up, but continue running because just as humans tire, so do the…
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Venezuela: Democracy, Through The Military’s Looking Glass?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

The suffering of Venezuelans are real, and a quick fix to the country’s problem is Inviting the military as part of the solutions to these problems raises the important question of whether a democracy is better midwifed by a violent assault on the state, however, illegitimate that state is? The…
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Opinion

Venezuela: Replacing Democracy With Anarchy, By Owei Lakemfa

of those countries condemning Venezuela or threatening sanctions will tolerate an opposition that would not accept the democratic will of the majority, openly works for a coup, has made the country ungovernable for four years, has hijacked a helicopter, dropped grenades on a public institution, and would not accept dialogue.…
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Opinion

Stray Cows and Other Stories from India and Beyond, By ‘Tope Oriola

The methodologies for not doing well as a country are almost universal. As I travel the world, I realise that each country contains the seeds of its development and underdevelopment. These include birth rate, level of official corruption, women’s rights, level of bureaucratic efficiency, religious zealotry, and timeliness, among others.…
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